Nelson County, Virginia
Genealogy Trails History Group
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

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This Nelson County Website
is available for adoption.


Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online
for the free use of all researchers.

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our
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[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the
Volunteer Page.

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We regret that we are unable to
perform personal research for anybody.

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Nelson County History

Nelson County was formed out of Amherst County in 1807.  
Thomas Nelson Jr, a past Governor of Virginia, is who the county is named after.

TOWNS
Afton - Arrington - Howardsville - Lovingston - Massies Mill -
Montebello - Nellysford - Schuyler - Shipman - Wingina

 


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Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!


If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website, Email Us.
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here
at Virginia Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.

Nelson County Data

Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records

 

Website Updates:
Aug 2015: obits for SMITHERMAN, SAUNDERS, YOUNG, MACGILHORAY, GORDON, PENDLETON;  Marriage Announcements for DODD-SNEED, DAMRON-HIGHT, BUTLER-CARTER  

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Surrounding Counties
Albemarle | Amherst | Appomattox

Augusta | Buckingham | Rockbridge

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